China FA, Camacho headed for arbitration over pay
The legal counsel for China’s Football Association says
arbitration is likely to be required to settle the severance pay
for fired national team coach Jose Antonio Camacho.
Tian Fengchang told the official Xinhua News Agency on Saturday
that financial negotiations between the two sides had reached a
The association fired Camacho last month following a 5-1 loss to
Thailand, saying the Spaniard had failed to achieve expected
results with China’s world ranking plummeting.
Camacho was appointed in 2011 with expectations of leading the
team to the 2014 World Cup.
On Friday, Camacho’s lawyer told Xinhua that his client would
seek assistance from FIFA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport to
settle the dispute.